05424944 is referenced by 68 patents and cites 8 patents.

Disclosed is a method of controlling the disposition of an asset comprising the steps of transporting the asset from a customer facility to a disposition facility, receiving the asset at the disposition facility and creating a receipt record thereof, sorting the asset in accordance with a preselected method of disposition, and disposing of the asset in accordance with said preselected method of disposition; wherein the preselected method of disposition is one of a plurality of methods of disposition comprising: selling the asset on an as-is basis in the same condition that the asset was received at the disposition facility and creating a sale record thereof, refurbishing the asset in accordance with predetermined customer instructions and creating a refurbishment record thereof; dismantling the asset into an assembly of parts in accordance with predetermined customer instructions and creating a dismantle record thereof; dysfunctioning the asset in accordance with predetermined customer instructions and creating a dysfunction record thereof; reclaiming the asset in accordance with predetermined customer instructions and creating a reclaim record thereof; destroying the asset and creating a destruction record thereof; and storing the asset and creating an inventory record thereof. The method is carried out by a multimedia system comprising image capture means, data capture means, computing means, and multimedia devices strategically located throughout.

Title
System and methods for controlled asset disposition
Application Number
8/189987
Publication Number
5424944
Application Date
February 2, 1994
Publication Date
June 13, 1995
Inventor
John F DiMassimo
Lake Carmel
NY, US
Anthony J Cimini
Hawthorne
NY, US
Eric O Ronningen
New Rochelle
NY, US
Magliato Sr Nicholas J
Highland
NY, US
Regan A Kelly
Mamaroneck
NY, US
Agent
Hedman Gibson & Costigan
Assignee
Asset Management & Control
CT, US
IPC
G06F 153/00
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